Pennsylvania Avenue Branch

exterior corner of the Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, after renovations

The Pennsylvania Avenue Branch is located at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and North Avenue in West Baltimore's 7th Councilmatic district. The branch opened its doors in 1953.

Upcoming Events at Pennsylvania Avenue Branch

  • Sat, Aug 24, 1:00 p.m.
    Come to our family-friendly sensory storytime. Feel free to contact Ms. Kalyn with any questions for…
  • Sat, Aug 24, 2:00 p.m.
     A local artist leads you step-by-step as you create your very own masterpiece.  All paint supplies will…
  • Sat, Aug 24, 2:00 p.m.
    A local artist leads you step-by-step as you create your very own masterpiece. All paint supplies will…
  • Mon, Aug 26, 4:30 p.m.
    Synopsis A pair of police officers who are suspended without pay decide to turn to crime to make ends…

Features and Services

  • Public computers with Internet access
  • A computer with children's programs and games
  • Large collection of manga and graphic novels
  • Wide variety of programs and activities for all ages
  • Computer printers - 5 free prints per day
  • Computers available for employment searching
  • On-street and metered parking
  • Free wireless Internet access
  • Color photocopying available
  • Pratt eLibrary Station to browse eBook collection
  • Fax24 public faxing service available
  • Meeting room available for community groups, 125 person capacity
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Mon:10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tue:10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wed:10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thu:10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Fri:10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat:10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Holiday closings schedule


1531 W. North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217

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